If you want to be part of a team involved in helping the community, this is your chance. Comite Civico del Valle is looking for talented individuals who want to commit and support the Imperial Valley. We are looking for active people who are eager to make a positive change improving access to health services, research, community service programs, and environmental justice to disadvantaged communities by way of education, capacity building, and civic participation.
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The Community Organizer will work with the Executive Director, Project Manager, consultants, and volunteers to organize the community and advocate for causes with Comite Civico del Valle and stakeholders across the Imperial Valley and California. Individuals in this position will work towards the goal of organizing community members, creating relationships with community leaders, and fostering community networks across the Imperial and Eastern Coachella Valleys.
Individuals should be familiar with climate change, local environmental health issues, and social justice issues around the Imperial and Eastern Coachella Valleys; including issues that affect water quality, air quality, Lithium Valley, the Salton Sea, and the Imperial-Mexicali border region.
Community Research Assistant
The Community Research Assistant will work with the Executive Director, Project Manager, consultants, and research cohort to design, implement, and communicate community participatory research for Comite Civico del Valle. Individuals in this position will work towards the goal of providing data, answering questions, and developing support for the Policy Advocacy team in the ongoing efforts of equitable and safe development of Lithium Valley in Imperial County.
The Salton Sea restoration, grant opportunities for community research, health effect analyses, and the technical know-how to complete the required local environmental impact reports were all made possible thanks to Comite Civico’s assistance in the creation of legislative language. A major investment in academic, engineering, scientific, legal, policy and government relations know-how will be necessary if California is to have the chance to establish a new global policy standard for lithium recovery procedures. The Research Assistant position will be supporting these efforts through collaboration with academic research partners, community research groups, and others within the Comite Civico team.
Individuals should be familiar with climate change issues and local environmental health issues around the Imperial and Eastern Coachella Valleys; including issues that affect water quality, air quality, Lithium Valley, the Salton Sea, and the Imperial-Mexicali border region.
We are looking to fill this position with a dedicated, passionate, and mission-driven advocate who is ready to collaborate, organize, and engage with community members, partners, allies, and all who fight for the right of all people to have a healthy environment; including clean air, clean water, safe & affordable homes, access to transportation, economic opportunities, and the transition to green jobs that afford family-sustaining wages.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated experience in getting things done independently, be proactive in their work and networking, take on new challenges and responsibilities, and have the flexibility to work on quick deadlines individually and with a team. Candidates will be able to have creative problem-solving in ensuring a clean environment for all in advocacy, organizing, and civic engagement.
This position will provide opportunities for growth through training, civic engagement, networking, mentoring, and relationship-building with people from varied backgrounds, places, and experiences across the community, government, and other advocates.
Individuals should be familiar with climate change issues and local environmental health issues around the Imperial and Eastern Coachella Valleys; including issues that affect water quality, air quality, Lithium Valley, the Salton Sea, and social justice issues.
Community Health Worker
The team member is responsible for educating and informing the community about available resources and programs from the organization that help individuals, families, and their communities to be better informed, which requires being in constant communication with community residents, other agency representatives, as well as others outside the organizations. This available position aims to incorporate an enthusiastic and energetic team member that promotes community empowerment, social justice, and community education. May serve as a resource to assist individuals, other healthcare workers, and the community.